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Table 4 Entomological Inoculation rates (EIR) recorded at the study sites

From: The impact of the expansion of urban vegetable farming on malaria transmission in major cities of Benin

  Houeyiho Acron Azèrèkè
  Dry season Rainy season annual Dry season Rainy season annual Dry season Rainy season annual
EIR (bi/p/n)* 0.28 0.33 169.18 0.23 0.38 112.16 0.15 0.36 95.52
EIR (bi/p/n)** 0.041 0,194 64.64 0.01 0.25 65.39 0.031 0.19 39.92
P value 0.000 0.093 0.038 0.033 0.137 0.024 0.033 0.428 0.025
  1. * = number of infective bites per person per night in households close to farms
  2. ** = number of infective bites per person per night in households far from farms